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Dr. Rebecca Cerrato, a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon at The Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction at Mercy, is highly regarded for her expertise in foot and ankle disorders.
Mercy's team of top surgeons are known for their expertise in correcting ankle deformities caused by unsuccessful ankle fracture treatments.
The Minimally Invasive Brain and Spine Center at Mercy is a leading neurosurgical center offering state-of-the-art technologies and clinical expertise to provide advanced treatment options.
Mercy offers emergency care on the Downtown Baltimore campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (410-332-9477) with access to a trained emergency medicine team, diagnostic services and consultations with specialists.
In case of an Emergency, Dial 911 and follow the instructions of the EMS (Emergency Medical Services) team.
Mercy Medical Center's downtown campus includes our Main Hospital - The Mary Catherine Bunting Center, McAuley Plaza and The Weinberg Center.
General visiting hours at Mercy are 11:00 am to 8:30 pm. Hours vary by floor, please check with the nursing staff or call 410-332-9555.
Patients throughout the Baltimore region seek the expertise of The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center. Our urologists treat renal failure, also known as kidney failure, by working closely with nephrologists to provide patients with comprehensive care.
Kidneys filter waste from the blood. When they cannot perform their function, the body is in kidney failure and waste accumulates to dangerous levels. Acute kidney failure mostly occurs in patients who have already been diagnosed with medical conditions and have been hospitalized. Kidney failure can be reversed, however, and depending on the patient’s overall health, kidneys can return to normal.
Conditions that increase the risk of developing acute kidney failure include:
It is possible that there are no symptoms of acute kidney failure. Signs, however, could include:
Our doctors use the following diagnostic methods to confirm kidney failure:
Treating acute kidney failure usually requires hospitalization to identify the cause and allow time for the kidney to heal. It is a serious medical condition and treatment options will depend on what caused the kidney to malfunction. Treatments for kidney failure include:
If the kidney failure cannot be reversed, a kidney transplant may be needed.
The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore is recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for its comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of urological diseases and conditions. Mercy's urologists treat a broad range of urological disorders including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones, interstitial cystitis and urinary incontinence.
Dr. Damon Davis is a Board Certified urologist with The Urology Specialists of Maryland at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
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